David Krut Projects is pleased to present Concerning Preciousness, a solo exhibition by Lynda Ballen. The exhibition will be opened by Walter Oltmann. Lynda Ballen’s work grapples with centuries old philosophical issues that attend the enterprise of mining. The works in Concerning Preciousness pay homage to the Renaissance geological scientist and theorist Georgius Agricola and appropriate the drawings from his
The Visual Art and Design Expo is about getting teachers from different areas to interact with artists, curators and publishers. We can easily say that it is a way of opening doors to educators to gain first-hand experience of the South African art scene and get more information needed for their curriculum.
This year’s SGC International Print Conference took place at Washington University in St. Louis at the Sam Fox School of Design and Visual Arts and explored the theme of equilibrium. As printmaking always strives to remain relevant in an increasingly digital and paperless era, this conference revealed how printmakers react to new forces introduced by creative technologies and new media.
Celebrating the exhibition of Contemporary South African prints and I-Jusi magazine, the gallery had a recent reception and we were thrilled to have Gavin Rooke, director of Rooke Gallery in Johannesburg and publisher of the I-Jusi portfolio, give a talk about his collaboration with I-Jusi Magazine. Rooke traced I-Jusi’s beginnings to Garth Walker’s hometown of Durban, which offered Walker, who
Jennifer Jansen van Rensburg of David Krut Projects Cape Town discusses the 2011 Design Indaba, held at the Cape Town Convention Centre from 25 – 27 February 2011. Camerawork and Editing: Liesl van Wyk © TAXI Art Films and David Krut Publishing